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Presidency: Bengal
Coordinates: 31.429167°N, 72.0283215°E
Altitude: 184 m (605 ft)
Present Day Details
Place Name: Faisalabad
State/Province: Punjab
Country: Pakistan
Transport links
North Western Railway

Lyallpur was the headquarters of the Lyallpur District, Punjab during the British period. It was named after Sir James Lyall, the Lieutenant-Governor of Punjab. In 1979, it was renamed as Faisalabad in honour of King Faisal of Saudi Arabia who died in 1975.


  • Chenab Club (1910) - Photos: 1, 2



  • Imperial Bank of India (after 1920)

External links

Historical books on line

Lyallpur Town Imperial Gazetteer
Sir James Lyall Dictionary of Indian Biography